Mercure London Kensington

1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ  show map
 4 stars
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Mercure London Kensington

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Exercise gym

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

Overview

The stylish Mercure London Kensington Hotel is a great place in a shopping area of London. The property opened in 1974 and features minimalist architecture.

Gardens and parks as well as Kensington Gardens, London Bridge and Hyde Park are located nearby. Nestled in the exclusive district and 5 km from the city center.

Shoppers will enjoy close proximity to boutiques, a supermarket and department stores.

West Brompton, Earls Court Square (N-bound) bus stop is just 300 meters from the hotel and a 5-minute walk takes guests to Earls Court underground station. London City airport is 20 minutes' drive from away.

Rooms

Guests are offered 82 cozy rooms featuring climate control, a minibar, free Wi-Fi, cable TV and LCD TV. The property boasts views of Hyde Park from its rooms. The hotel rooms come with carpet floor and dark-wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the restaurant. The air-conditioned restaurant offers fine international cuisine. Non-alcoholic drinks, snacks and pastries are available at the sports bar. Guests can dine in The Kings Head and Evoluzione Restaurant located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

The hotel offers a designated smoking area, a baggage storage and a safe deposit box along with computers, conference equipment and secretarial services to respond to the needs of all guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   82.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free safe at reception
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Lobby bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Internet television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 3 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

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City Center
  • London
    2.8 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Paddington Station
    1.6 mi
Underground stations
  • Gloucester Road
    2000 ft
  • Earl's Court
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
    200 ft
  • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    82

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Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 185 sq. feet
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    Basic Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 185 sq. feet
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      Privilege Double Room
      Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 185 sq. feet
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        Standard Twin Room
        Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 220 sq. feet
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          Superior Twin Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
          Size: 110 sq. feet
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            Executive Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 220 sq. feet
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              Comfort Double Room
              Bed type: Double bed
              Size: 185 sq. feet
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                Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed
                Size: 220 sq. feet
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Mercure London Kensington London location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • London
                    2.8 mi
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Paddington Station
                    1.6 mi
                  Underground stations
                  • Gloucester Road
                    2000 ft
                  • Earl's Court
                    1400 ft
                  • Bus stop
                    400 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
                    200 ft
                  • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                    300 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    6
                  • Number of rooms:
                    82

                  Hotel Awards

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                  Mercure London Kensington Location

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                  What's nearby

                  Tourist attractions

                  • Hop on Hop off Plus - 400 ft
                  • Hackelbury Fine Art - 1400 ft
                  • Envie D'Art - 2000 ft

                  Places of interest

                  • Saint Stephens Church - 1400 ft
                  • Saint Yeghiche America Church - 2700 ft
                  • The Harrington Club - 2700 ft
                  • St Augustine's Church, Kensington - 2700 ft
                  • Ismaili Centre - 2700 ft
                  • Holy Trinity Church - 3000 ft

                  Convention centers

                  Shopping areas

                  • Kensington High Street - 2300 ft

                  Amusement

                  • Cinema Lumiere - 3000 ft

                  Museums

                  • Opera Holland Park - 2300 ft
                  • The Dana Centre - 2700 ft
                  • Baden-Powell House Museum - 2700 ft
                  • Natural History Museum - 3000 ft

                  Galleries

                  • R B S Gallery - 2700 ft

                  Underground stations

                  • Earl's Court - 1000 ft
                  • Gloucester Road - 1700 ft
                  • High Street Kensington - 2000 ft

                  Local attractions

                  • Chelsea - 1.0 mi
                    LondonEngland
                  • Harrods - 1.2 mi
                    87-135 Brompton Road, London
                  • Kensington Gardens - 1.3 mi
                    The Magazine Storeyard, London
                  • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain - 1.1 mi
                    Hyde Park, London
                  • Princess Diana/Dodi Fayed Memorial - 1.2 mi
                    Harrods, Knightsbridge, London

                  Near the hotel

                  • Tardis Police Box - 1300 ft
                    236 Earls Court Road, London
                  • Natural History Museum - 3300 ft
                    Cromwell Road, London
                  • Victoria and Albert Museum - 4200 ft
                    Cromwell Road, London
                  • RCM Museum of Musical Instruments - 3600 ft
                    Prince Consort Road, London
                  • Baden-Powell House - 2600 ft
                    65-67 Queens Gate, London
                  • Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery - 3200 ft
                    12 Holland Park Road, London
                  • Kensington Palace - 3800 ft
                    The Broad Walk, London

                  Restaurants nearby

                  • Evoluzione Restaurant - 200 ft

                    Address: 160 Cromwell Road
                    Phone: +44 0207 442 4242

                    78% likes this, based on 37 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy

                  • The Little French Restaurant - 800 ft

                    Address: 18 Hogarth Place
                    Phone: +44 (0)20 7370 0366/7244 6082

                    74% likes this, based on 244 reviews
                    Cuisine: French
                    Price Range: USD 44 - USD 49

                  • Chez Patrick - 900 ft

                    Address: 7 Stratford Road
                    Phone: +44 (0)20 7937 6388

                    82% likes this, based on 275 reviews
                    Cuisine: French
                    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 41

                  • The Atrium Restaurant - 300 ft

                    Address: 147c Cromwell Road
                    Phone: 44-0207-3416205

                    65% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                    Cuisine: American

                  • Courtfield - 700 ft

                    Address: 187 Earls Court Road
                    Phone: +44(0)20 73702626

                    51% likes this, based on 120 reviews

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    6
                  • Number of rooms:
                    82

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure London Kensington

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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                  Mercure London Kensington Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mercure London Kensington

                  Average guest rating

                  7.2out of 10
                  Very good
                  Based on 966 reviews

                  Guest reviews

                  • Older travelers
                    6.2

                    location was good, two tube stns close,very polite staff, breakfast excellent

                    room too small,,like a cupboard,,bed too small one side up against the wall and a small double, sealed windows so no fresh air

                  • Family with children
                    8.8

                    Went to Science museum with my son

                    value for money

                  • Couple
                    3.2

                    very very small rooms, poor services as compared with 4 star hotel, not even one of the staff offered my assistance to take my 5 luggages to the room! no fridge in the room and the hotel does not even offer the bottles of water within the rooms! it can't be compared with any 4 star hotel. the breakfast menu is almost empty! Only few cereals, eggs and not even fresh juice.

                  • Family with children
                    10.0

                    It was just great to have 2 connecting rooms since we were with our children. Breakfast was also excellent and staff friendly.

                  • Family with children
                    5.4

                    Proximity to underground and fairly good area

                    the rooms were so tiny my son had to sleep on the floor, not enough room for clothes. The breakfast menu is just the same everyday

                  • Couple
                    5.4

                    Location of hotel and breakfast

                    Bathroom was dirty, and during our staying no one clean it. Hotel reserve money from our account before. Hotel has reserved the money in our account before the agreed time and money we have not been available in the next 10 days. Nowhere is it said on the website Booked.net that this is one of the conditions of the hotel

                  • Family with children
                    8.2

                    The hotel had a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere. The room and facilities were compact,modern and comfortable and consistent with the expectation as of a value for money city hotel.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.8

                    The hotel was in a good location, the breakfast was very good.

                    The bed was a little small for a double and also quite uncomfortable.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    Our room 306 overlooking the corner of Cromwell Road was perfect for us 2 ladies. It was clean & quiet, had 2 twin beds, a flat screen tv, changing towels, safety deposit box, ironing board, har dryer, cookies and tea/coffee/kettle and a good continental breakfast buffet downstairs. Staff were polite and helpful.The hotel is in a safe and nice location right next to a hospital and a Sainsbury's supermarket. The hotel is between Gloucester or Earl's Court subway stations on Piccadily line; both stations are easy to access in a 10 minute walk. You can take the subway to reach either of these stops from the Heathrow Airport. It takes 40 minutes and the all day use ticket costs 8 pounds.We could walk through a nice residential area to reach Kensington Gardens & Palace, shopping area with a Whole Foods market and My Old Dutch pancake house restaurant which had a promotion on Mondays. Hyde Park, Harrod's, Natinal History and v&a museums are not far from the hotel. 2 different daily sightseeing tour busses stop accross the Gloucester Station for you to hop-on. If I can get a good room rate, I would definitely stay here again in my next trip to London.

                    I don't prefer a bath tub with inefficient water drain. Shower cabins are more practical and hygenic for hotels. Perhaps the hotel management may consider this in the next renovation. Also, some of the bath towels were too old; needed to be renewed. Overall everything was pretty good; thank you for the service.

                  • Group of friends
                    7.4

                    Our room 306 overlooking the corner of Cromwell Road was perfect for us 2 ladies. It was clean & quiet, had 2 twin beds, a flat screen tv, changing towels, safety deposit box, ironing board, har dryer, cookies and tea/coffee/kettle and a good continental breakfast buffet downstairs. Staff were polite and helpful.The hotel is in a safe and nice location right next to a hospital and a Sainsbury's supermarket. The hotel is between Gloucester or Earl's Court subway stations on Piccadily line; both stations are easy to access in a 10 minute walk. You can take the subway to reach either of these stops from the Heathrow Airport. It takes 40 minutes and the all day use ticket costs 8 pounds.We could walk through a nice residential area to reach Kensington Gardens & Palace, shopping area with a Whole Foods market and My Old Dutch pancake house restaurant which had a promotion on Mondays. Hyde Park, Harrod's, Natinal History and v&a museums are not far from the hotel. 2 different daily sightseeing tour busses stop accross the Gloucester Station for you to hop-on. If I can get a good room rate, I would definitely stay here again in my next trip to London.

                    I don't prefer a bath tub with inefficient water drain. Shower cabins are more practical and hygenic for hotels. Perhaps the hotel management may consider this in the next renovation. Also, some of the bath towels were too old; needed to be renewed. Overall everything was pretty good; thank you for the service.

                  • Older travelers
                    9.2

                    We especially liked the availability of complimentary toothbrush and tooth paste packs. I more often than not forget my toothbrush so it was great that someone had thought of this. Plus I liked the friendly staff at reception.

                    If you like a cooked breakfast it was not the best. They used the format that Hilton hotels use. Say no more. OJ and coffee was nice though.

                  • Couple
                    3.8

                    Only the breakfast and the air-con especially with this summer of this year and nothing more than this

                    Many things you’ll not like it about this hotel, number 1 the room size!! Which really unbelievable size, its really really very small. Old furniture, uncomfortable bed and small so much not enough for one person either. Old TV and non free channels, very expansive internet fee, during check in one Asian person who is in reception he was processing the check in and during that time he was talking which someone in phone with no any respect to the guest, and he was talking in phone in all the time even in next days. Water leak happened in my room in the air-con which makes you awake all the night. And about the location!! From all the comments I read I don’t believe that, the tube it’s not really close its 15 min walking.

                  • Older travelers
                    8.2

                    Convenient location for us. Our room was comfortable and we liked the offer of complimentary soft drinks which were replenished in the mini bar every day. All the staff we met were very pleasant and helpful.

                  • Group of friends
                    6.2

                    The location were perfect for our trip as we were attending a concert at Royal Albert Hall. We walked to Harrods and also visited Kensington Palace. The price was very reasonable

                    The public areas have been recently decorated and are modern and clean. The room we had was a little"worn". Although the furniture was modern suggesting recent decoration , the room looked tired. There was a large stain on the carpet outside the bathroom which didn't look as if anyone had even attempted to remove it.

                  • Older travelers
                    6.6

                    the hotel was conviniently located for central London and tourist sights

                    The room was too small, even though it had been advertised as a small double, and the paper thin walls meant you could hear the conversations in the ajoining rooms even at normal conversation level, had to buy ear plugs.

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Mercure London Kensington London location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  1A Lexham Gardens, London, United Kingdom, W8 5JJ

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • London
                    2.8 mi
                  Airports
                  Train Stations
                  • Paddington Station
                    1.6 mi
                  Underground stations
                  • Gloucester Road
                    2000 ft
                  • Earl's Court
                    1400 ft
                  • Bus stop
                    400 ft
                  Restaurants
                  • Evoluzione Restaurant (cuisine: Italian, Eclectic, Healthy)
                    200 ft
                  • The Atrium Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                    300 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-in:
                    from  2 pm
                  • Check-out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2011
                  • Number of floors:
                    6
                  • Number of rooms:
                    82

                  Hotel Awards

                  UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedLondonMercure London Kensington

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

                  Use Badge